Gulf Bank proud to be Gold Sponsor of the 33rd NUKS-USA conference
Bank committed to supporting youth, educational events
KUWAIT: Gulf Bank is pleased to announce its gold sponsorship of the 33rd National Union of Kuwaiti Students (NUKS) USA conference. Sponsored by the Bank for the fifth consecutive year, the conference is set to take place from 24 until 27 November in San Francisco, California.
The NUKS-USA conference is the largest annual gathering of Kuwaitis outside the country and is being held under the patronage of HE the Minister of Education and the Minister of Higher Education Dr. Bader Al-Essa and the Kuwaiti Ambassador to the US Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber AlSabah who will be in attendance. More than 3,500 Kuwaiti students enrolled in colleges and universities across the United States are expected to attend. The conference spans three days and includes numerous formal and informal activities culminating in the election of the new NUKS-USA Executive Team. Activities range from lectures and workshops to a career fair and sightseeing tours, in addition to networking opportunities.
A main attraction of the conference will be the special raffle draw being conducted by Gulf Bank on Thursday, 24 November, where attendees will be awarded special prizes during the raffle. Gulf Bank will be also holding a “Steer Your Career” workshop on Saturday, 26 November, where representatives will answer questions about working in the private sector and the Bank’s fast-track program for new Kuwaiti employees with outstanding records. Throughout the conference, the Bank will also have a booth in the career fair area in order for attendees to engage with the Bank’s staff.
Salma Al-Hajjaj, General Manager of Human Resources at Gulf Bank, said: “This is an important annual event and Gulf Bank is proud to be sponsoring the NUKS-USA conference again this year. Gulf Bank is strongly committed to supporting Kuwaiti youth and to sponsoring educational initiatives that help empower the next generation of Kuwaitis. We are looking forward to engaging with the students and to encouraging them to consider careers in the private sector”.
Hajjaj further discussed career opportunities for outstanding Kuwaiti students: “At Gulf Bank, 67 percent of our workforce is Kuwaiti, and we are dedicated to increasing that number by hiring the best and most talented Kuwaiti women and men. For those students considering a career with Gulf Bank, they should know that our Ajyal Graduate Development Program provides a path to nurture young Kuwaiti talent early in their careers to develop them into ‘holistic bankers’ and prepare them for leadership positions at the Bank.”
Gulf Bank is strongly committed to organizing, sponsoring, and participating in events that benefit Kuwait and empower the next generation of Kuwaitis. For more information on Gulf Bank, please visit one of Gulf Bank’s 56 branches, call the Customer Contact Center on 1805805, log on to www.e-gulfbank.com, Gulf Bank’s bilingual website, or visit its social media channels.
Students are seen at the Gulf Bank booth at the 2015 NUKS-USA conference.